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1. Grant's Tomb

2. Fort Schuyler
3. Fort Totten
4. General Sherman Monument
5. 7th NY Regiment Monument

6. Gen. Franz Sigel Monument
7. Carl Schurz Monument

8. Rockville Centre
9. Village of Freeport

(2014Enlarge Farragut monument

(2014Enlarge The first outdoor sculpture of Lincoln which was dedicated in 1870


(2014Enlarge George Washington Statue in Union Square Park - placed here in the mid 1850's. During the Civil War Union Square had been the site of many war protests, speeches and parades. On April 30 1861 a mass rally held here supported Lincoln's call for 75,000 volunteers. A crowd estimated at over 100,000 people turned out to hear speeches with the highlight being the appearance of Union officer and former commander of Fort Sumter, Maj Robert A. Anderson. Following the surrender of the fort he and his men were allowed to return north arriving in NY harbor on April 19th. The flag that had flown over Sumter was draped over the this statue of Washington on that day and papers called it the greatest popular demonstration ever known in America


(2014Enlarge George Washington statue


(2014Enlarge William Seward monument - Madison Square Park at corner of E23rd and Broadway. Unveiled in 1876 this bronze statue is of Lincoln's powerful secretary of state and had been both a senator and governor of NY before the war. He was a prominent abolitionist and had fought Lincoln for the 1860 Republican presidential nomination


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